Total consumer industry M&A deals in April 2020 worth $217.52m were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 96.4% over the previous month and a drop of 97.8% when compared with the last 12-month average of $9.76bn.
The US held a 5.7% share of the global consumer industry M&A deal value that totalled $3.82bn in April 2020.
In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 46 deals during April 2020, marking a decrease of 32.4% over the previous month and a drop of 50% over the 12-month average.
The US consumer industry M&A deals in April 2020: Top deals
The top five consumer industry M&A deals accounted for 98.5% of the overall value during April 2020.
The combined value of the top five consumer M&A deals stood at $214.17m, against the overall value of $217.52m recorded for the month.
The top five consumer industry deals of April 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Twin River Worldwide Holdings’ $155m asset transaction with Eldorado Resorts
2) The $25m asset transaction with Caesars Entertainment and VICI Properties by Twin River Worldwide Holdings
3) Moishe Mana’s $16.5m acquisition of MCARTHUR DAIRY
4) The $10.55m asset transaction with Rosemont Hotels by Sarasa Hotels
5) Parks! America’s asset transaction with Aggieland Safari for $7.12m.
Verdict deals analysis methodology
This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Country and industry are defined according to the headquarters and dominant industry of the target firm. The term ‘acquisition’ refers to both completed deals and those in the bidding stage.
GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.
More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported deals are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s deals database.